Lalal.ai: The easiest way to extract vocals and instrumentals from any track
Whether you are a professional creator or an amateur music producer, you probably had the need to extract or remove vocals and instrumentals from a track. There are numerous tools out there that can help you with the process, but which one is the best, the easiest...and the cheapest?
What is Lalal.ai?
Lalal.ai is an online audio service that uses artificial intelligence to make vocal isolation easier than ever, while it also guarantees unprecedented quality. Additionally, it helps the user improve the scalability of the project without additional complexity. And, the best part is - you can test it out for free!
This browser-based service is capable of splitting any track into instrumental and vocal stems using AI and has been available for use since 2020.
The team behind this service consists of specialists in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, mathematical optimization, and digital signal processing. They have developed and trained a unique neural network based on 20TB of training data to extract instrumentals and voice tracks from songs.
This neural network, Cassiopeia, is said to provide a deeper analysis, as well as precisely identify and carefully separate vocal and instrumental tracks compared to its predecessor, Rocknet. In addition, Cassiopeia considers the input signal's phase components and aligns the phase on the output signal.
According to the developers, the goal is to make music creation and mixing easier for DJs, musicians, sound producers, dancersand other creative people.
"Artificial Intelligence has previously been used as a solution for the complex task of vocal track isolation, but Lalal.ai is the first service to surpass even Spleeter by Deezer and PhonicMind in accessibility and quality of results", reads Lalal.ai's official website.
Easy to use
When they say it’s easy to use, they really mean it! Using Lalal.ai is as easy as 1,2,3...
1. Go to Lalal.ai a,
2. Click on "Select File" or drag it and drop it,
3. Choose the algorithm and process from – Mild, Normal to Aggressive.
And you're done. This is where you let the AI take control. Once it's done, you will see previews of vocals and instruments, and it is up to you to choose which ones sound the best to you and decide whether or not to process the entire track.
Should you pay or stay (for free)?
Yes, you can absolutely use it for free if you need it for processing not more than 10 minutes of audio. However, if that's not enough for you, then you will need to subscribe to one of their available plans.
Lite, priced at $10, offers ten input tracks with a total of 90 minutes of audio. Professional, priced at $30 (currently priced at $20 for World Voice Day), gives you 30 input tracks with a total of 500 minutes. The High Volume subscription is for users processing anything more than the Professional plan, for which you'll need to contact Lalal.ai directly.